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Quetzalcoatl’s Choice - Claudia Schmid

Quetzalcoatl’s Choice

Chocolate-Spice Shot

Milk 100g
Cream 100g
Palm sugar 10g
Star anise 0.5 Pc
Cardamom 1 Pc
Cloves 2 Pc
Vanilla bean 0.5 Pc
Laurel 1 Pc
Cinnamon stick 0.5 Pc
Jamaica pepper 2 Pc
Tonka bean 1 Pc
Juniper 2 Pc
Carma origine rare Venezuela 15g
Carma origine rare Madagascar 60g

Warm to 60°C, then steep for 5 min.

Caramelized Bananas

Baby bananas 100g
Nutmeg 1g
Lemon juice 10g
Rum 5g
Raw sugar 50g

Cut bananas into slices and marinate with rum, lemon juice and nutmeg. Sprinkle bananas with the raw sugar and use a bunsen burner to caramelize the sugar.

Rum Panna Cotta

Cream 180g
Raw sugar 35g
Gelatine 4g
Rum 20g

Bring the cream and sugar to boil, and soak the gelatine. Add the rum and gelatine to the cream, cool down and fill it into silicone moulds, freeze for 1 hour.


Fondant Chocolate Mousse

Cream 30g
Milk 30g
Flower honey 30g
Gelatine 2g
Carma origine rare Venezuela 140g
Whipped cream 220g

Mix the cream, milk and flower honey in the Thermomix, Level 2, for 6 minutes at 60°C. Soak the gelatine and add it to the cream mix. Add the chocolate drops, mix, let it cool. Stir in the whipped cream thoroughly. Spread into silicone moulds and fill with the panna cotta.

Mango-Orange Coulis

Mango pulp 100g
Water 30g
Orange juice 20g
Sugar 40g
Glucose 10g
Mineral water 300g
Sugar 80g
Lemon juice 20g
Powdered vegetable gelatine (Sosa) 22g

Mix the mango pulp, water, orange juice, sugar and glucose, heat and fill into silicone spheres. Freeze for 1 hour.
Mix mineral water, sugar, lemon juice and gelatine, bring to the boil an cool down to 75°C. Enrobe the deep frozen spheres with this mixture.

Banana Crumble

Dried ground banana chips 55g
Raw sugar 40g
Flour 65g
Butter 45g

Mix, freeze and make crumble. Bake at 150°C for 12 minutes.


Demould the mousse and spray with chocolate. Put it on the plate and decorate with some crumble. Add the coulis on the top of the chocolate mousse and allow to thaw. Cover the moëlleux with some banana slices and warm the shot for serving.